AO Achimgaz cares about supporting a favorable ecological environment within the region of its presence and is proactive in environmental protection.

Company activity in the field of environmental protection is carried out in accordance with environmental legislation, laws and statutory instruments issued by federal, regional and local executive authorities.
Pursuant to the Performance Standards of the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and Equator Principles, in 2012, the impact of project implementation on the ecological and social environment was estimated (OVESS), with the inclusion of matters relating to cooperation with stakeholders. The OVESS results showed that the methods of project facility construction and operation complied with international standards.

Environmentally safe performance of work is governed by the System of occupational health management, industrial safety and environmental protection, assessed for the compliance with international standards ISO14001 and OHSAS18001 and based on the annually established Environmental protection and safety programs.

The company’s environmental activity covers the following key areas:

  • land remediation which helps to restore soils,
  • local environmental monitoring,
  • disposal of production and consumption waste,
  • mitigation of damage caused to aquatic bioresources,
  • training Company employees on environmental safety.

On the whole, the environmental initiatives, social and economic aspects of AO Achimgaz work contribute to the maintenance of a favorable environment.